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Woman Maoist surrenders before police in Odisha’s Malkangiri

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Malkangiri: A woman Maoist identified as Somey Sodhi (33) surrendered before police in Odisha’s Malkangiri district today.

She was carrying a cash reward of Rs 4 lakh on her head, police sources said.

Sodhi, hailing from Edikonda village in the district, was suspectedly involved in several incidents of murder, including killing of 2 BSF personnel at Kaliajodi forest in 2016, blasting of vehicle carrying SOG personnel at Mantriamb in 2010, exchange of fire with security forces and arsoning mobile phone towers.

She was working as ACM in Boipariguda Area Committee of Malkangiri-Vishakha-Koraput Border Division of outlawed CPI (Maoist) organisation from 2005 to 2017.

Sodhi shall get monetary assistance as per the Surrender and Rehabilitation Scheme of Odisha government.